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Audie Cornish

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A New Ride Down Dylan's 'Highway': What Do Millennials Think Of The Album?

Friday, August 28, 2015

Bob Dylan's seminal album, Highway 61 Revisited, celebrates its 50th birthday over the weekend. To mark the occasion, we're asking five of NPR's millennials to take a listen to the 50-year-old LP.

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Letters: A Correction, And Comments On Coverage Of The Virginia Shooting

Friday, August 28, 2015

All Things Considered corrects a figure from a report earlier this week on the anniversary of the war in Gaza. Audie Cornish also reads audience comments on coverage of the shooting of a Virginia TV reporter this week.

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In Wake Of Riot, Ariz. Governor Fires For-Profit Prison Firm

Friday, August 28, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to KJZZ reporter Alexandra Olgin about Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's decision to cut ties with a private-prison operator in the wake of a prison riot last month in Kingman.

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Award-Winning Casting Director Says Diversity Isn't A Trend, It's Evolution

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Casting director Jennifer Euston has a gift for remembering and placing faces. And she's used that skill to place a diverse mix of actors in Emmy-winning shows like Orange Is the New Black.

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Crime Interrupts A Baltimore Doctor's Reform Efforts

Friday, August 07, 2015

Dr. Leana Wen came to Baltimore as health commissioner to combat the city's longstanding problems with violence, drug addiction and health disparities. She finds that solutions don't come easy.

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70 Years Later, Remembering The Lives Lost And Shattered At Hiroshima

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Seventy years ago Thursday, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. To mark the anniversary, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read from journalist John Hershey's interviews with the city's survivors in 1946.

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Can A 32-Year-Old Doctor Cure Baltimore's Ills?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Leana Wen, Baltimore's new health commissioner, is trying to apply public health approaches to ameliorate the city's deep-seated problems with poverty, violence and disease.

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In Merkel's Uncomfortable Moment, A Glimpse Of Germany's Difficult Decisions

Friday, July 17, 2015

At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.

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Remembering The 4 Marines Who Died In Chattanooga Shootings

Friday, July 17, 2015

Authorities announced the identities of the four Marines killed in the Chattanooga shootings: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. Carson Holmquist and Lance Cpl. Squire Wells.

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Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The political, one-woman play starring Anne Hathaway seems to be the opposite of what Taymor โ€” the creative force behind Broadway's The Lion King and Spider-Man musical โ€” is known for.

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Postal Service Slips Up With Special-Edition Stamp For Maya Angelou

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The U.S. Postal Service has put the late poet Maya Angelou's face and name, together with a choice quotation, on a special edition stamp. Trouble is, that quotation didn't start with her.

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Dresden Anti-Immigration Protests Cause Tension In Muslim Community

Friday, March 06, 2015

The German city of Dresden was at the center of large anti-immigration protests for months. Members of the city's Muslim community live with the tension caused by the protests.

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Kurdish-German Journalist Makes Light Of Hate Mail In Spoken Word Act

Thursday, March 05, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish meets journalist Mely Kiyak, a German-born daughter of Kurds from Turkey. In her spoken word performance, she stages readings of hate mail directed at people of foreign origins.

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French Law 'Laicite' Restricts Muslim Religious Expression

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish is in France, which has Europe's largest Muslim population. France is a secular country, and it has a law called "laicite," which maintains a strict separation of church and state.

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In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.

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Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

Monday, March 02, 2015

Many young Muslims say they feel part of their communities in Britain but have to deal with a range of misconceptions.

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What It's Like To Be Young And Muslim In Europe

Monday, March 02, 2015

Members of the Muslim minority communities In Britain, France and Germany discuss their feelings about how they fit into the culture of the countries in which they reside.

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Quiz Time! Take A Guess At These Presidential Tech Firsts

Monday, February 16, 2015

On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?

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Remembering The Man Who Spent Two Decades As Mayor

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Audie Cornish remembers former Boston mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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